Berks & Bucks FA statement on County Cup competitions

The Berks & Bucks FA issues a statement regarding its 2019/20 County Cup competitions.

17/04/20


The Berks & Bucks FA has issued a statement regarding its 2019/20 County Cup competitions.

It has been confirmed that all County Cup competitions will be cancelled for this season with results expunged, meaning Slough Town will resume its defence of the Senior Cup, won in May 2019, when next season's competition begins.

The full statement can be read below:

"On Wednesday 15th April an online meeting was held by the Board of Directors of Berks & Bucks FA to discuss the outstanding County Cup Competitions for the 2019-20 season.

Our County Cups are at various stages; with some competitions already having finalists decided and others still at the quarter final stage. With no timescale for a return to normality and football being able to resume safely again, we were faced with many challenging decisions.

With this in mind, after considerable discussion, The Board voted to cancel all outstanding County Cup Competitions for the 2019-20 season and to expunge the results.

We appreciate that teams, players, club officials and spectators have put in tremendous work and supported their teams to progress in the competitions and know that this decision will be disappointing for those closely involved in the latter stages. However, the health and welfare of our participants was at the heart of this difficult decision.

All teams who were still involved in Berks & Bucks FA County Cup competitions at the time of cancellation will receive free entry into next season's Cup."

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